What does testify mean?

Definitions for testify
ˈtɛs təˌfaɪtes·ti·fy

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word testify.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. testify, attest, take the stand, bear witness(verb)

    give testimony in a court of law

  2. testify, bear witness, prove, evidence, show(verb)

    provide evidence for

    "The blood test showed that he was the father"; "Her behavior testified to her incompetence"

Wiktionary

  1. testify(Verb)

    to make a declaration, or give evidence, under oath

    Etymology: From testifien, from testifier, from testificari, from testis + facere (see -fy).

  2. testify(Verb)

    to make a statement based on personal knowledge or faith

    Etymology: From testifien, from testifier, from testificari, from testis + facere (see -fy).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Testify(verb)

    to make a solemn declaration, verbal or written, to establish some fact; to give testimony for the purpose of communicating to others a knowledge of something not known to them

  2. Testify(verb)

    to make a solemn declaration under oath or affirmation, for the purpose of establishing, or making proof of, some fact to a court; to give testimony in a cause depending before a tribunal

  3. Testify(verb)

    to declare a charge; to protest; to give information; to bear witness; -- with against

  4. Testify(verb)

    to bear witness to; to support the truth of by testimony; to affirm or declare solemny

  5. Testify(verb)

    to affirm or declare under oath or affirmation before a tribunal, in order to prove some fact

  6. Testify(adverb)

    in a testy manner; fretfully; peevishly; with petulance

Freebase

  1. Testify

    Testify is alternative metal band P.O.D.'s sixth studio album and fourth major-label album. It was originally set for a December 2005 release but finally slated for January 24, 2006 by Atlantic Records. This is P.O.D.'s first major-label album not produced by Howard Benson. The full album was leaked to file-sharing networks on January 20, 2006, just four days before its release. It was also their last album with Jason Truby on guitar, before he left the band in December 2006. This album was also available in the Testify version with a bonus CD featuring commentary by the band on every song on the album, as well as four bonus songs and a remix that didn't make the album. The album's first single, "Goodbye for Now," went on to become the No. 1 music video on MTV's TRL and became P.O.D.'s unprecedented 4th No. 1 video. The song also enjoyed heavy play on the radio. Testify became the No. 1 selling Christian album on Billboard for several weeks and, as of May 2006, had been in the Top 25 for a total of 16 weeks. It opened at No. 9 on the Billboard 200 with 58,000 scans and has sold over 210,000 copies in the US and over 500,000 copies worldwide.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Testify

    tes′ti-fī, v.t. to bear witness: to make a solemn declaration: to protest or declare a charge (with against).—v.t. to bear witness to: to affirm or declare solemnly or on oath:—pa.t. and pa.p. tes′tifīed.ns. Testif′icāte (Scots law), a solemn written assertion; Testificā′tion, the act of testifying or of bearing witness; Tes′tifier. [L. testificāritestis, a witness, facĕre, to make.]

Suggested Resources

  1. testify

    Song lyrics by testify -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by testify on the Lyrics.com website.

How to pronounce testify?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say testify in sign language?

  1. testify

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of testify in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of testify in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of testify in a Sentence

  1. John King:

    They actually offer Democrats fodder to mock the Trump legal strategy, kavanaugh wrote it was a' weak' legal argument to assert, as team Trump does, that a president can not be subpoenaed to testify.

  2. Don McGahn:

    > Washington( CNN) President Donald Trump denied again Friday President Donald Trump had instructed President Donald Trump former White House counsel to fire Robert Mueller, contradicting the redacted report Robert Mueller released last week and furthering a battle with Democrats over whether Don McGahn, Don McGahn, should testify before Congress.It comes as Trump scales up Don McGahn attacks on Robert Mueller and the report Don McGahn produced -- broadsides and claims that some view as damaging to an overall legal strategy of asserting executive privilege to prevent key aides from appearing before Congress.Some West Wing officials have conceded that the President's tweets disputing McGahn's account are not helpful to their case, and fear it could make it more difficult to assert privilege over a conversation that Trump denies occurred. Mueller's report portrays The President as consumed by the Russia probe and intent on short-circuiting it. Those portrayals have led Democrats on Capitol Hill to issue their own requests for some of the report's key players, including Don McGahn. But White House has dug in, refusing to cooperate with the requests and disallowing some aides from appearing before congressional panels.Trump at war with Democrats : Were fighting all the subpoenasIn the case of Don McGahn, lawmakers are keen to know what specifically Trump asked in his conversations about the special counsel. In his report, Robert Mueller wrote Trump read MoreBut Trump has long disputed that, including to Don McGahn Don McGahn in an episode recounted in detail in the Mueller report. Speaking to reporters on the South Lawn, Trump insisted he would have been within his rights to dismiss Robert Mueller, but that history told him to hold off.

  3. Gloria Allred:

    After his long period of public silence, we would hope that he would welcome this opportunity to testify fully and completely and give his side of the story.

  4. President Donald Trump:

    I welcome the opportunity to return to Congress to once again testify under oath truthfully and honestly regarding the hush money payments, which was performed at the direction and in accordance with@POTUS@realDonaldTrump. Justice will be served.

  5. David Harrison:

    And I expect him to testify in any trial, even if its in a Walmart parking lot.

Images & Illustrations of testify

  1. testifytestifytestifytestifytestify

Popularity rank by frequency of use

testify#10000#16270#100000

Translations for testify

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for testify »

Translation

Find a translation for the testify definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these testify definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "testify." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 21 Apr. 2021. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/testify>.

    Are we missing a good definition for testify? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    occurring from time to time
    • A. busy
    • B. aligned
    • C. occasional
    • D. blistering

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for testify:


    Definitions.net

    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.